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Topic # 18887 28-Jan-2008 13:56 Send private message

I need a quick/dirty auction site to put up on my own webserver. Does not need to be fancy - just registered users with email authentication, only the admin needs to list items.

Using trademe/ebay/sellmefree etc is NOT an option.

Any ideas?

It seems that while there is boatloads of open source solutions for nearly every task on the planet, auction software is a seedy back-alley in the world of software.

Basically I need to run some (relatively) private auctions, that the whole world won't be stumbling across.




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  Reply # 107178 28-Jan-2008 14:01 Send private message

P.S. my webserver is a Linux machine...




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  Reply # 107179 28-Jan-2008 14:14 Send private message

There aren't many e-commerce-type software on Linux that I know of...

Sourceforge.net is a good open-source software site, but not really full of good projects (e.g. quite a lot have died or abandoned).

Here is a link to the search I did for you: http://sourceforge.net/search/?type_of_search=soft&type_of_search=soft&words=auction




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  Reply # 107217 28-Jan-2008 17:06 Send private message

If you have php installed... something like this would be good for you.



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  Reply # 107235 28-Jan-2008 19:19 Send private message

NokiaRocks: If you have php installed... something like this would be good for you.

Does it work okay? Have downloaded several today that turned out to be duds in one way or another...




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  Reply # 107288 28-Jan-2008 22:35 Send private message

Cant say i've ever tried it. I just found it linked from hotscripts.com

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  Reply # 109645 10-Feb-2008 13:51 Send private message

http://extensions.joomla.org/component/option,com_mtree/task,viewlink/link_id,3001/Itemid,35/
Haven't tried that but worth a shot.


If just adverts are OK (no bidding) I can help you, currently experimenting with www.carhouse.co.nz .
Install Joomla CMS and then have a look here: http://www.joomprod.com/

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  Reply # 110074 12-Feb-2008 13:15 Send private message

Tony, have you tried http://www.phpauction.org/ ?

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Reply # 110621 14-Feb-2008 14:56 Send private message

check this out <url removed>


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  Reply # 110632 14-Feb-2008 15:59 Send private message

soldierruel:
check this out <url removed>


I don't think Tony is looking for something to compete with Trade Me, rather something he can run himself for his own purpose

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  Reply # 110634 14-Feb-2008 16:07 Send private message

soldierruel:
check this out


Link dropping your own site on your first post isn't well regarded around here.

Maybe you'd like to introduce yourself in the introductions forum and post a link to it there?

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Reply # 113335 27-Feb-2008 12:27 Send private message

sorry my bad

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